Artist Spotlight: Indigo Girls [Video]

With the release of their 14th studio album and a tour that takes them to Justin Vernon’s Eaux Claires Music and Arts Festival, Indigo Girls are as active as ever. Catch them behind the scenes…

Indigo GirlsMusic and activism have gone hand-in-hand for Emily Saliers and Amy Ray throughout their more than 25 year career as Indigo Girls.

LGBT rights, Native American rights, and the abolishing of the death penalty are just a few of the issues to which they’ve lent their names and efforts.

In speaking at this year’s TEDWomen, Amy Ray told writer Alison Prato, “We wanted to have shows that were for something other than just making the bar money and selling drinks.” (see full article: How to Be a Good Artist-Slash-Activist: Pro Tips from Amy Ray of Indigo Girls“)

The duo last week released their fourteenth studio album, One Lost Day through Vanguard, and launch an extensive tour June 17 in Grand Rapids.

In a ramp up to the album’s release, Indigo Girls have been posting a series of behind the scenes videos. Here’s one related to the album’s first single, Happy in the Sorrow Key

Upcoming Tour Dates in June:

June 17 – Grand Rapids
June 19 – Ann Arbor
June 20 – Dayton
June 21 – Charlottesville
June 23 – Ashville
June 25 – Mobile
June 26 – Atlanta

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